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32 Massachusetts Workers Died on the Job in 2012

Labor and worker rights activists are honoring 32 workers who died on the job last year. The Massachusetts AFL-CIO and the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health released a report Thursday highlighting the deaths. The report found falls and …

Paint Company Will Pay $1.65M in Colorado Fire Deaths

A California specialty painting company pleaded guilty Monday to five counts of violating federal workplace safety rules that resulted in the deaths of five workers at a Colorado power plant in 2007. Under terms of its plea agreement, RPI Coating …